December 19, 2014

heart disease

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  • Niacin and Cholesterol

    Niacin and Cholesterol

    by Berkeley Wellness

    In large doses, the vitamin niacin has long been thought to help maintain good cholesterol levels. But the disappointing results of a 2011 study tarnished its anti-cholesterol credentials.

  • Can Calcium Pills Hurt Your Heart?

    Can Calcium Pills Hurt Your Heart?

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Even doctors who are generally unenthusiastic about supplements are likely to advise many patients to take calcium to help protect their bones. But an analysis of 11 studies concluded that calcium supplements can increase the risk of heart attacks.